Sign In

Communications of the ACM

Blogroll



Superforecasting Short Course from The Edge
From The Eponymous Pickle

Superforecasting Short Course from The Edge

Quite interesting, free, have followed the concept for some time, but have yet to apply it.  Videos embedded at the link.   Good to see this followup.  Is enough...

Marketing Automation
From The Eponymous Pickle

Marketing Automation

Been thinking the topic late.  Goals,  risks,  Results?Automation Maturity Still Woeful?  Howard Sewell in CustomerthinkAlmost 5 years ago, our agency conducted...

Internet of Things Candle
From Schneier on Security

Internet of Things Candle

There's a Kickstarter for an actual candle, with real fire, that you can control over the Internet. What could possibly go wrong?...

Coronavirus Influences P&G China Business
From The Eponymous Pickle

Coronavirus Influences P&G China Business

My former employer reports.   Would seem now that the prediction of epidemics and their influence needs to be added to supply chain demand. Some in-store demand...

Personalization of Cyberattacks
From The Eponymous Pickle

Personalization of Cyberattacks

Disconcerting news in thisThe New Attack Surface is Your Life   in Andreessen Horowitzby Martin Casado  a 19 minute talk and supporting Deck, NotesFrom business...

Swiss Conference & HPCXXL User Group Events Return to Lugano
From insideHPC

Swiss Conference & HPCXXL User Group Events Return to Lugano

The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre will host the 11th annual Swiss Conference and bi-annual HPCXXL Winter Meeting April 6-9 in Lugano, Switzerland. "Explore...

Advances in Event-Based Cameras
From The Eponymous Pickle

Advances in Event-Based Cameras

This was brought to my attention based on a project we addressed some time ago, the term 'event based camera'  was brought up as a potential solution.  To address...

Microsoft Defender Expands
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microsoft Defender Expands

Been a user of Defender for some time now, as long as it has been available..  It seems to work,   at least in the fact that no malware has gotten through recently...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

P=NP: A Story

The P=NP story without symbols. [ The Movie ] Dr. Strangelove is the classic 1964 movie about the potential for nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union...

Autonomous Cars and the Drive Thru
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Cars and the Drive Thru

A considerable discussion and walk-through example of the potential interactions of drive thrus and autonomous cars.  With detailed consideration of the business...

HLRS Inaugurates Hawk Supercomputer from HPE
From insideHPC

HLRS Inaugurates Hawk Supercomputer from HPE

HLRS officially dedicated their new Hawk supercomputer computer this week at a ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany. With a peak performance of approximately 26 Petaflops...

Podcast: Preparing for HPC & AI Convergence in the Enterprise
From insideHPC

Podcast: Preparing for HPC & AI Convergence in the Enterprise

In this interview, Dr. Meyer discusses AMAX’s focus on appliances for storage, cloud, and hyper-scale integration. Dr. Meyer goes into more depth about why training...

CUDA-Python and RAPIDS for blazing fast scientific computing
From insideHPC

CUDA-Python and RAPIDS for blazing fast scientific computing

Abe Stern from NVIDIA gave this talk at the ECSS Symposium. "We will introduce Numba and RAPIDS for GPU programming in Python. Numba allows us to write just-in-time...

Cooling unit saves water at Sandia supercomputing center
From insideHPC

Cooling unit saves water at Sandia supercomputing center

A new high efficiency cooling unit installed on the roof of Sandia National Laboratories’ supercomputer center saved 554,000 gallons of water during its first six...

Self Checkout is Harder than it Should be
From The Eponymous Pickle

Self Checkout is Harder than it Should be

More on the use of the automated checkout process and related issues, with links to a survey and review:Shoppers have a love/hate relationship with self-checkouts...

Faster Lab Results with Phone to Lab Chip Connect
From The Eponymous Pickle

Faster Lab Results with Phone to Lab Chip Connect

Faster lab test results for infectious diseases.UC Smartphone Lab Delivers Test Results in 'Spit' SecondUniversity of CincinnatiMichael MillerResearchers at the...

New Combinatorial Optimization Algorithm
From The Eponymous Pickle

New Combinatorial Optimization Algorithm

Combinatorics are of particular interest to me, are part of any kind of complex process choice problem.  Note the use of annealing, being used in some quantum methods...

HPC User Forum to Explore AI-HPDA Use In Banking and Investment Firms
From insideHPC

HPC User Forum to Explore AI-HPDA Use In Banking and Investment Firms

Today Hyperion Research announced high-profile speakers from major banking and investment firms will highlight the agenda at the next HPC User Forum. Thomas Thurston...

Great Innovative Idea: Towards Geocoding Spatial Expressions
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Great Innovative Idea: Towards Geocoding Spatial Expressions

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Hussein S. Al-Olimat from The Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-Enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis) at the Wright State...

EU Rules for AI
From The Eponymous Pickle

EU Rules for AI

Will be interesting to see how such regulations evolve.Fear of Big Brother Guides EU Rules on AIAgence France-PresseFebruary 17, 2020The artificial intelligence...
Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account